30 Jul 2020
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.
22 Sep 2019
The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday published the annual All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report.
28 Aug 2019
You are the country's HRD minister. You are invited to speak at IIT Kharagpur, one of the oldest technical institutes. And what do you do? You dig into mythology to "inspire" students.
02 Aug 2019
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among the most coveted institutes in India.
16 Jul 2019
India's premier educational institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are facing severe faculty shortage, said HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently.
08 Jun 2019
There have been enough indications to prove Union Home Minister Amit Shah will enjoy the maximum clout in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
02 Jun 2019
It has been a couple of days, and the newly-appointed Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, finds himself in the center of a controversy.
31 May 2019
A day after taking oath for his second term as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi allocated portfolios to the newly sworn-in members of the Union Council of Ministers.
12 Apr 2019
She was once India's HRD Minister but no one really knew how educated Smriti Irani is. Then she made a thumping proclamation that she had a degree from the prestigious Yale University.
26 Mar 2019
Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
11 Feb 2019
A year after a new Act granted unprecedented autonomy to IIMs, a committee of IIT directors have sought similar powers for the premier engineering institutes.
17 Sep 2018
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568kg ladoo on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 68th birthday today.
15 Sep 2018
Before she entered politics and championed blaming political leaders of another ideology for everything that is wrong in the nation, Smriti Irani was an actress.
16 Aug 2018
The HRD Ministry is reportedly considering freeing IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay from the IIT Council's control. The move would allow these two IITs complete autonomy in administration insofar as hiring, courses, and fees are concerned.
26 Jul 2018
The HRD Ministry had received 30 complaints from across the country regarding the poor quality of mid-day meals during past three years and 887 students were reported ill after having those meals during the period, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
23 Jun 2018
Three all-women teams emerged as the winner and two runners-up at the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 Hardware Edition at the IIT Kharagpur.
11 Jun 2018
While enjoying their power for the past four years, some ministers of the Modi government have forgotten their responsibilities toward people. Their roles have been insignificant in transforming the appalling status quo, which India needs to disrupt desperately.
30 Mar 2018
The capital has emerged at the center of the controversial CBSE question paper leak incident, with at least 34 people being questioned by the police, all Delhiites, and schools and coaching centerscenters grilled.
08 Sep 2017
The finance ministry has rejected a Rs. 8,700cr scheme that was being planned for seven IITs to improve their global standing.
26 May 2017
IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.
14 Oct 2016
The Prime Minister's cabinet approved the set-up of an Indian Institute of Management in Jammu, which will be a part of the PM's package for Jammu and Kashmir.
22 Sep 2016
IIMs across India have agreed to the HRD Ministry's proposal to increase enrolment numbers from next year onwards.